Dream Theater - Burning My Soul Chords & Tabs

 

Burning My Soul Chords & Tabs

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Burning My Soul Tab

   
DREAM THEATER
'Burning My Soul'

from the album 'Falling Into Infinity'


transcribed by
  Jeff Jacobson

find more metal tablatures at
  http://venus.spaceports.com/~metaltab/



moderately slow rock = 104 bpm

INTRO

 bass arranged for guitar 
 riff A
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------1---------|-------0---------|-------1---------|-------0---------|
|-2-0-2---2-0-2-5-|-2-0-2---2-0-2-3-|-2-0-2---2-0-2-5-|-2-0-2---2-0-2-3-|


 guitar 1 (clean tone)
 riff B (with riff A)
|-------6--------------|-----5--------------| play 4 times
|-5-----------0-----8--|-(8)-------5-----6--|
|-------3--------------|-----2--------------|
|-2-----------------5--|-(5)-------2-----3--|
|----------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|


 guitar 2 (distorted)
 rhy. fig. 1 (with riffs A and B)
|----------------------------|--------------------------| play 6 times
|----------------------------|--------------------------|
|----------------------------|--------------------------|
|--2--0--2--/8--2--0--2--/5--|-2--0--2--/7--2--0--2--3--|
|--2--0--2--/8--2--0--2--/5--|-2--0--2--/7--2--0--2--3--|
|----------------------------|--------------------------|
      .  .         .  .           .  .         .  .


VERSE 1

 guitar 2 
 rhy. fig. 2

listen rhythm and count yourself, hit E5 extremely palm muted many times and 
in the end of rhy. fig. 2 hit open E.

play rhy. fig. 2 once, then rhy. fill 1 once. 

after rhy. fill 1 play this, palm muted (listen for rhythm):
 E5                                               Bb5         F#5   (F#5)/
"get any colder, and you wonder why why I can't smile."


VERSE 2

 guitar 2 (distorted)

play open E many times, listen for rhythm, and rhy. fill 2 at the end.
then this (not muted):
 D5                         C5
"pick up the slack. and you ask me why my hair's gray."

and right after that:

 guitar 2 
 rhy. fill 3
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|--3--3--3--3-------------------|
|--3--3--3--3--4--4------2-2--2-|
|--1--1--1--1--4--4--1-1--------|
|--1--1--1--1--2--2-------------|
|                    . . . .  . |
|                               |
|-------------------------------|
|----------------------17-17----|
|---keyboard----------15-----15-|
|---arranged---------14---------|
|--for guitar-------------------|
|-------------------------------|
                     rake

 guitar 2 
 rhy. fill 1
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|--------------------2-2--2--2-2--2--|
|--0-2.6-2.6-4-5-7-0-0-0--0--0-0--0--|
    nh.   .  . . . pm. .  .  . .  .


 guitar 2 
 rhy. fill 2
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|--0--3---4--4-5-7-0-0-0--0--0-0--0--|
    nh.   .  . . . pm. .  .  . .  .


 guitar 3
 riff C
|-0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-|10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|                                                |                                                |
|                                                |                                                |
|guitar 2                                        |                                                |
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|


                                                                                       end riff C
|12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10-12-|-0-10-12--0-10-12--0-10----10-------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------12----10-12--8-10-------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------7--9-|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|                                                |                       pm.  .  .  .  .  .  .  . |
|                                                |                                                |
|                                                |                                                |
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
|10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|----------------------------7-------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------9-----7--9--5--7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------5--7-|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
                                                                         pm.  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 



 guitar 2
 with riff C
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--3-|
|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--5-|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|


|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
|10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|----------------------------7-------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------9-----7--9--5--7-------|
|------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------5--7-|
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
                                                                         pm.  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 


CHORUS

 with rhy. fig. 1 (2 times) and fill 2

 E5 D5 E5 Bb5 E5 D5 E5 G5  E5 D5 E5 A5 E5 D5 E5 F5 E5 D5 E5 Bb5 E5 D5 E5 G5 E5 D5 E5 A5 E5 D5 E5 F5
"soul                     bur   -   ning     my    soul"


 guitar 4 (distorted with talk box)
 fill 2
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|--0--0--0--0----------|


 guitar 2
|------------------------------|---|------------------------------|---|
|------------------------------|---|------------------------------|---|
|------------------------------|-|------------------------------|-|
|------------------------------|-|------------------------------|-|
|------------------------------|---|------------------------------|---|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2.6-2.6-2-|---|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2.6-2.6-2.2|---|
pm. . .       . . . nh.   .  .    pm. . .       . . . nh.   .   .



VERSE 3

 with rhy. fig. 2
 then rhy. fill 1
 then hit D5 many times and then C5
 then rhy. fill 3 and fill 1


CHORUS

 same than last time


SYNTH SOLO
 (synth arranged for guitar)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/d/dream_theater/burning_my_soul_tab_ver_2.html ]
 with rhy. fig. 1 4 times                           (hold bend)
|----|----------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------
|----|-tr___________________|________________-------full--|----------------------
|--9-|-7(9)-----------------|(7)---------------7----7^----|7(14)--7-----7(14)--7-
|----|----------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------
|----|----------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------
|----|----------------------|-----------------------------|----------------------
                                                        ah.            .
                            ah pitch = A                 * artificial harmonics
                                                     achieved be lightly touching str.
                                                     w/R.H. index finger at fret indi-
                                                     cated in parenthesis and picking
           (hold bend)                               from behind (next bar too).
 ------------full----------|---------------------------------------->------------|
 ------------8^----8(15)-8-|-8(15)-8---8(15)-8---8(15)-8---8(15)-8---8(15)-8---0-|
 --7(14)--7----------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------|
 ah.             ah.         .         .         .         .         .
                ah pitch = D
                                      p
 -----12-------(12)\-------12p11----11|10~~~~~~~~---10-----tr__________-------5--|
 -/12----------------7-/12-------12---|----------12----10-10-------------\5h7----|
 -------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|


 --/10p9p7--7h9h10-7--7h9h10-7--7-9h10-7--7h9h10p9-----|--19--17--17\1212--------|
 ---------10--------10--------10--------10--------10---|-17-15--17-------1215----|
 ------------------------------------------------------|16-----------------------|
 ------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
 ------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------|
 ------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------|

 with riff D
 ---tr____________________________|_____________________________________---------|
 --12(15)-------------------------|(12)----------------------------------15p12---|
 ---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------14-|
 ---------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
 ---------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
 ---------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
    * randomly depress and release bar while trilling

 ----------------------------------------------------------------|---------------
 -12h14h15-12--12h14h15-12--12h14h15p14p12-----15----------------|---------------
 ------------14-----------14--------------14p12--12h14p12--------|------14-------
 --------------------------------------------------------14p12---|---------------
 -------------------------------------------------------------14-|---12-----14p13
 ----------------------------------------------------------------|---------------


 ------------------------------------------------------17--------|---------------
 ----------------------------------------------12-15h17----15p12-|--17~~~~~~~~~~-
 ----------------------14------12h14-1514p12-15------------------|---------------
 -----------------12h14--12--14----------------------------------|---------------
 (13)p12--12h13h14---------14------------------------------------|---------------
 -------15-------------------------------------------------------|---------------
                                                                    * vibrato with
                                                                      bar
                                                                             full
 14~~~~~~~~~~-------------|-17~~~~~~~~~~-19~~~~~~~~~~--------------19---|---22^--
 -------------15~~~~~~~~~~|---------------------------20~~~~~~~~~~------|--------
 -------------------------|---------------------------------------------|--------
 -------------------------|---------------------------------------------|--------
 -------------------------|---------------------------------------------|--------
 -------------------------|---------------------------------------------|--------


 -----22h24p22p19-------------------|----------------------------------15--------
 ----------------22p20------22------|-------15----------------------------15-17~~
 ---------------------19--19--1921--|------------tr__________________------------
 -----------------------21--------20|--14h17----14(19)---------------------------
 -----------------------------------|---------17---------------------------------
 -----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------

 with open 6th string strikes, palm muted
 -----------------------|----------------------------------|---------------------|
 ~~~~(17)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|(17)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-17----------|(17)-----------------|
 -----------------------|----------------------------------|---------------------|
 -----------------------|----------------------------------|---------------------|
 -----------------------|----------------------------------|---------------------|
 -----------------------|----------------------------------|---------------------|
                                              ah.
                                            ah pitch = B


 riff D
|------------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---|
|--0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3-3---3-3-|-------------------------|


 -----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------|--------------------------------------------
 -3-3-3-3---3---3-2-2-2---0h2p0-----|--------------------------------------------
 -------------------------------3p0-|-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3

                                                         end riff D
 ---------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
 ---------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
 ---------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
 ---------|-------------------------|-------------2-0---------------|
 ---------|-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-0---|-3-3-3-3-3-3-----2-0-0h2p0-----|
 -3p0-3-3-|-------------------------|---------------------------3p0-|



VERSE 4

 hit E5 many times, palm muted
 ending of verse 4:

|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|--3-3-3-3--3--3----------------|
|--3-3-3-3--3--3--4-4-4---4-4-4-|
|--1-1-1-1--1--1--4-4-4---4-4-4-|
|-----------------2-2-2-0-2-2-2-|


VERSE 5

|------------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------
|------------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------
|------------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------
|----------------------2-|---------------------0-0-----0h2-|---------------------
|------------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------
|--0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0---|-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-----0-0-----|-0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-
                 pm. .   . . .           . .       . .       . . .           . .


 -----|----------------------------------|--------------------|------------------
 -----|----------------------------------|--------------------|------------------
 -----|----------------------------------|--------------------|------------------
 -----|----------------------2-2-----0-1-|-2----------------2-|--0-0-0-0--0--0---
 -4-4-|----------------------------------|--------------------|------------------
 -----|--0-0-0-0---0---0-0-0-----0-0-----|---0--0--0--0-0-0---|----------------0-
       pm. . .           . .     . .                    . .                    .

                                            with fill 3
 ---------------|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
 ---------------|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
 ---------------|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
 ---0-0-----0h2-|-------------------------|--2-2-2-2---3-------2-2-2----------|
 ---------------|--3-3-3-3---3---3-3-3-3--|--1-1-1-1---1---1-1-------4-3-2-1--|
 -0-----0-0-----|-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
pm.     . .                                                          . . . .


CHORUS

 same as last time except play rhy. fig. 1 4 times.
 and ending with fill 2


 fill 3
|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------1717---------------|
|--keyboard--------15---15-------------|
|--arranged-----14---------------------|
|-for guitar---------------16-15-14-13-|
|--------------------------------------|
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